Navigating Futures: More Than Just Digital Skills in Washington County PA

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  • As the Director of Digital Inclusion at Computer Reach, I deeply understand how digital skills and resources can transform the futures of our youth. Recently, Sarah Radcliffe, our dedicated digital navigator, collaborated with Ester Barnes from Southwest Training Services Inc., and Katie Hores, a graduate student in public relations at Point Park University, actively...

    Zach Peterson, Digital Navigator at Computer Reach

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  • Today I would like to introduce you to Zach, our dedicated Digital Navigator who plays a pivotal role in our mission to empower the communities of Western Pennsylvania through comprehensive training in digital skills, providing them with essential computer devices and tech support. Zach’s experiences and dedication encapsulate the essence of our digital inclusion...

    ACP Outreach Event at Washington PA School District

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  • On October 9th, 2023, Computer Reach had the opportunity to share with over 150 teachers and staff of the Washington School District details about our ACP Outreach program for Washington County PA. Schools are the heart of communities. They have established communication channels with parents and guardians. By partnering with schools, our ACP Outreach...

    Empowering Washington County PA Through Community Collaboration

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  • Sarah, our Digital Navigator, recently presented at the Leadership Washington County meeting, highlighting the essential role of the Washington County PA Digital Navigator Project in bridging the digital divide.  Sarah passionately discussed how the project empowers underserved and unserved Washington County PA residents by providing them with computer devices and comprehensive digital skills training...

    Digital Dreams: Empowering Washington County Teens For A Brighter Tomorrow

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  • Access to technology has become a fundamental necessity for personal and professional growth. This is especially true for young people who are on the cusp of transitioning into higher education and adulthood. Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski, an unwavering advocate for the well-being and empowerment of the youth and the director of the Washington PA Health...

    The Table Solution: A Non-Tech Solution to Digital Inclusion Hurdles

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  • As the Director of Digital Inclusion at Computer Reach, I have had the privilege of witnessing firsthand the profound transformation that occurs when our end-users are guided through their  journey to digital inclusion. Most of the work of planning and implementing digital inclusion initiatives, like our digital navigator program, often revolves around critical aspects...

    Bridging the Educational Divide: Empowering Underserved Communities Through Internet Access, Digital Skills Training and Support

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  • In today’s world, access to the internet is more than just a convenience; it has become a critical determinant of academic success. The digital divide, however, continues to cast a shadow over many underserved communities, deepening educational inequalities. As highlighted by a study from the Quello Center at Michigan State University, students lacking internet...

    Unlocking Opportunities for Hispanic Families: Digital Navigator Services in Spanish

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  • Access to technology and online resources has become essential for education, information, and community engagement. However, many low-income families, especially those from minority communities, particularly in the Hispanic community, face challenges in obtaining these crucial services.   Enter the Computer Reach’s Digital Navigator program.  At Computer Reach, we know that effective communication and understanding are...

    Unlocking Opportunities for those Quietly Left Behind!

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  • By addressing the barriers of internet access, computer devices and digital skills, the Washington County PA Digital Navigator Project is a catalyst for positive change in rural Pennsylvania communities.With improved access to the internet, computer devices, and digital skills training, individuals will be better positioned to pursue educational opportunities, explore new career paths, and...